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Trying to find a 60's or 70's book about a planet of only women. Many searches have been done to no avail.

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    Can you tell us anything more about the plot or characters? Were the women human or aliens, for example? And did any male characters feature in the story? If so, in what capacity? May 12 at 0:03
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    More than one of these exist.
    – Spencer
    May 12 at 19:38
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    @Spencer - Women? Or planets? Or books?
    – Valorum
    May 12 at 22:24
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    @Valorum Exactly.
    – Spencer
    May 12 at 22:57
  • Wonder Woman came from a planet of only females, right?
    – FreeMan
    May 13 at 15:30

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Virgin Planet (1959) by Poul Anderson, perhaps? From the linked review

Three centuries ago a shipload of female castaways was swept by the trepidation vortex into the Delta Capitis Lupi system. They had no hope of rescue or escape. Rather than accept that their fledgling community was doomed to dwindle and vanish as the castaways aged and died, the ship’s doctor turned to induced parthenogenesis to ensure the survival of the human race on this alien world. Three centuries later, the Doctors still have a monopoly on the reproductive technology required to people Atlantis.

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    This was a question from my wife. She is so excited about getting an answer, thank you very much! May 12 at 0:21
  • Great! I'm very glad to help
    – Andrew
    May 12 at 0:38
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Consider Her Ways, by John Wyndham, also has a planet occupied only by women: the planet Earth, sometime in the future. Interestingly there is also a caste of Doctors who control fertility.

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    The person who posted this question has already accepted an answer. Unless you think this might be the correct answer, please refrain from posting "me too" answers with similar (but incorrect) stories.
    – Valorum
    May 12 at 22:24
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Houston, Houston, Do You Read? by James Tiptree Jr

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    It doesn't seem likely that your answer is correct, since the OP has already marked Andrew's answer of Virgin Planet as accepted, as denoted by the green tick next to that answer. Also, when posting an answer to a story-ID question, it's preferable to include some points to demonstrate how it matches the OP's description. May 12 at 23:35

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